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MISREPRESENTATION ALLEGED I Mr. Austin Jenkins Sued Deep interest was ag-ain manifested in too aasa rasnmed at the Glaraorg-an Apsizes to- ('ay (before ML Justice Pickford I, in which the Prinoipality Educational Depot Company (â Limited) rue;d Mr. J. Austin Jenkins, his wife (Mrs. Alipe Constance Jenkins), and Mr. Thoma.s Oadwal Davies, for damages for il'Ieged misrepresentation in connection with t,li-e sale to ths plaintiffs of the Empire Book Depot book business. Mo- Abel Thomas, K.C., M.P., and Mr: Lincoln Reed (instructed by Messrs. Lloyd and Pratt) ag-ain appeared for the plaintiffs; Mr. W, B. Francis-Williams, K.C., a.nd Mr. Ivor Bowen were for Mr; Austin Jenkins; a,nd Mr. John Sankey, K.C., and Mr; Ivor Bowein (instructed by Messrs. Geo. David and Ev>\ns; for Mrs. Jenkins and Mr. Thomas Cadvval Bavies. Defendants denied the aUergoo misrepresen- tation, and declared that the business was only puroha??d afLer full investigation. Tha Rev. W. T-. Lee, a director of the Principality Educational Depot, continued his evidence, and said that his .directors were not quite satisfied with the business done at the Empire Book Depot before the 5th of Feb- ruary, 1909; AU the directors were dissatisfied. They became to a fcouple of months after taking over the business. Mr. n, Francis-Williams: The manager (Mr. Davies; iaid the falling off was owing to L general trade depression, and it was f necessary to iss'ite catalogues if it was wished I to ,malie the business a successful one. IVitti-ess stated that the Welsh catalogue I increased the sales in a measure. j Did you suggest to Mr. Jenkins up to Feb- t ru&ry 5 that he had been guilty of misrepre- ⢠eentatiou and fraud.-âI don't think we did. You know you did not, sir. Is not that so? âYes. L> Witness went on to say that on June 23 he I met Mr, Jeni-?os in Queens creel, and told 1. him the directors had been discussing the B matter the previous evening, and they were K disappointed to find t.ha.t the business, which had been represented to be a very prosperous business, was quite the opposite, and he urged him to try to do something to meet them. Uk: did not tell him that the directors had instructed MT. Boston to write him, nor that, owing to the lotii on the Empire Book Company, there would be a fearful row at the annual meeiing of the Principality Educational Company. Mr. B. Francis- Vv illjajns: Did you say you would be very iWfy if litisitioij should arise? âI did. L, i tr I.H 1 HOLE." 1/id he say, do yen mean? Don't talk to ba about such a tiling" ?-He asked me to explain my meaning. I said we were in such a hole that we should have to do some- thing to protect the shareholders. Mr. Le-o denied that he went into Mr Jenkins' room at the college, aua that he had a conversation with him there, nor did Mr. JesQli;a» say that Ifano Jones' valuation of th,? stuck of the E- of the stock of the E.apire Book Company wa-s £1:J higher than he anticipated, or that he would make a concession of .-aid he was present at a meeting of the directors when Mr. B as ton was instructed to write a letter, but bp did not tell Mr. Jenkins that a was held the preyiQag ni^ut rdtli closed doors, nor that everybody p re-eat had given his word of honour that ht would not breathe a word oi what had taken place, but that, because Gi his great friendship with Mr. Jenkins and because 11r. Jenkins had been kind to his girls, 118 had broken his confidence. Witness aid there was a.n understanding' that what took plLce- should not be talked about in the streets, but he did not think everybody pre- sent pledged hirruself not to talk about it at all. Mr. B. Francis-Williams: Will you swear it? âI will he prepared to swear it. The <j udge Is there anything extraordinary in agreeing not to say anything about a thing until it cuaie to a (Proceeding.)

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